Stories by CIO Australia staff

NICTA CEO Hugh Durrant-Whyte resigns

National ICT Australia (NICTA) CEO Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte has resigned because he and the NICTA board could not agree on strategies about the future of the organisation beyond June 2016 when federal government funding ends.

In pictures: Chancellor Angela Merkel visits NICTA Sydney

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, stopped by the NICTA digital productivity lab in Sydney following the G20 Summit in Brisbane last weekend. Merkel saw a range of projects including a scientific tricorder, Internet-enabled mood light and hack-proof software.

NEXTDC hires new CFO

Data centre provider NEXTDC (ASX: NXT) has hired Oskar Tomaszewski as its new CFO after current CFO Paul Jobbins was promoted to head of finance.

In pictures: Westpac Group's innovation centre

Westpac Group opened its $4 million innovation centre, The Hive, in Kogarah, Sydney this week.
The 800-metre centre will be used by Westpac Group staff to work on a number of projects including mobile development. It launched a St George Bank mobile banking app MoneyMeter on the Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch at The Hive.